Wisconsin boy, 12, dies after alleged hammer assault; 8-year-old additionally injured, report says
A 12-year-old Milwaukee boy was killed and one other, 8, was harm after struggling blunt drive trauma accidents throughout what’s believed to have been a hammer assault, based on native reviews.
Police responded at about 8:30 a.m. Sunday to Milwaukee’s north facet and are investigating the occasions of the assault, together with the murder of the pre-teen, based on FOX 6 Milwaukee. The affiliate station reported that the boy was rushed to an space hospital, however couldn’t be saved.
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A variety of neighbors, together with Lewis Williams, instructed reporters a hammer was apparently used to inflict the accidents.
Williams instructed native reviews he overheard the youthful sufferer speaking on the scene.
“From what I heard, straight from his mouth was, ‘he tried to hit me with the hammer, too,’” stated Williams.
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Williams additionally described how he heard arguing after which noticed individuals placing a boy right into a automobile that then drove away.
Police are nonetheless looking for a suspect, who has been recognized by police, based on the Related Press. An post-mortem by the Milwaukee County Medical Examiner’s Workplace is predicted to be achieved Monday.
The Related Press contributed to this report.